Technically speaking it’s still Spring right? Just be quiet and pretend it’s Spring for a little while so I can show you the Isadora Blooming Spring Palette. Shhh no one will know it’s almost Summer. Close your eyes, think of a cool brisk breeze, the scent of tulips in the air…are in your special Spring place now?
Let’s go to the review!
Ok, so no matter what one thing that IsaDora never fails out is giving me bang for my buck. Beautiful palette, $19 bucks? I can go for that.
The IsaDora Blooming Spring Palette contains five beautiful shades for that perfect Spring eye look, shhh you’re in your Spring place now no thinking about bronzers! No but seriously you can easily get away with using the palette year round as it has some great shadows. Peach, Pink Purple, Green, and Brown make up the palette shades. These can be combined or used separately to create various looks. The colors are all quite pigmented and blend very well however they do have a tad bit of a chalky formula. In my experience with IsaDora palettes so far I noticed they sport a very similar formula and texture to that of most Japanese eye palettes, it’s that creamy powder formula that’s almost chalky in texture. This isn’t a bad thing but if you aren’t a lover of such a formula you might not like working with these. The shadows are very nice, pigmented, buttery smooth, and they blend quite well it’s just that strange chalky texture that could sway some. Personally I like the way they apply and think they create some seriously lovely looks.
The only rant I have about the IsaDora Blooming Spring Palette is the fact that it was a simple black compact. Most of their special releases have a different compact design but this is simply the standard black casing. Meh a tad disappointing for a packaging junkie like myself but nothing to get to upset over.
All in all, for the price the quality is there and it’s worth picking up if you’re an IsaDora fan. I think it’s also worth trying out if you’re new to the line.
Few small notes…..
Cosmetic Mall used to sell IsaDora but now it gives a strange buy two option. This is news to me until a few readers mentioned it. So basically they want you to purchase two of every product. What?! Not cool. So….you can either get a friend and order together or you can order through the IsaDora Amazon Store. As your last option you can check on Evil-bay although I suggest heading to the Amazon Store to score the palette and other items from IsaDora at retail price.
Here’s a few looks I did with the palette:
Using Green and Brown:
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Fill in the Beauty blank above with your answer in the comment box and click ahead to read what creates my favorite smoky eye look!
This wasn’t a hard one for the Muse. I know at least a dozen people who will shout MAC Carbon Black! But for me the perfect smoky eye comes housed in a dual palette by Japanese brand, KATE. KATE Dual Carat Eyeshadow in BK1 has two shades that create a simple and easy smoky eye that always comes out flawless for the Muse and with just the right amount of shimmer (I love shimmer in my smoky eyes).
Count my beauty blank filled with a bit of KATE!
See the the Muse wearing BK1 by clicking here.
Not sure if anyone has been visiting Jelly Pong Pong lately but they have Deluxe Gift Bags again! Ok, so this is probably nothing to get too excited about considering the last bags weren’t available for shipment outside the UK. Boo! But have no fear they ship worldwide now. Yay!
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Ok, so, deluxe bags. What are they, why do you need ‘em. Jelly Pong Pong Deluxe Bags are basically filled with Jelly Pong Pong goodies and offered to us makeup junkies at a seriously discounted price. The first time these were offered Jelly Pong Pong was only shipping within the UK and only had one bag selection available. Since that time, things have changed. These are now available in three selections and are shipped worldwide, wahoo!
Bags are £10 each which converts to $16 USD plus shipping. I purchased all three bags for around $88 USD each which makes each bag around $29 USD each. I broke down each bag and added up what was inside and processed it as $111 USD of items. So buying all three I did save a little bit of money.
Few tips, if you do order they’ll charge you shipping but later send an invoice for the remaining shipping as it’s a standard flat rate of $6.95 but you’ll be charged more. Secondly, the price of $88 USD for all three bags shipped is for residents of the US. Anywhere else I do not know what they will charge for shipping so you can contact them prior to ordering for a shipping details.
Each bag contains two items each and you’ll have three choices for bags however you cannot choose the contents of bags. The bags are as follows:
Jelly Pong Pong Deluxe Bag One Includes:
Jelly Pong Pong Hawaiian Sun ($20 USD Regular Price)
Jelly Pong Pong Cheek Puff ($14 USD Regular Price)
Jelly Pong Pong Deluxe Bag Two
Jelly Pong Pong Muffin and Meringue Gloss Set ($22 USD Regular Price)
Jelly Pong Pong Brush Set ($12 USD Regular Price)
Jelly Pong Pong Deluxe Bag Three
Jelly Pong Pong Wakeup Makeup ($27.50 USD Regular Price)Jelly Pong Pong Cherry Pie ($15 USD Regular Price)
All the items in the bag are full size products and very, very cute. I’ll be reviewing the items I got in my bags shortly in various posts. All in all I think these are really good deals and a great way to try out Jelly Pong Pong. All the items are brand new to the Jelly Pong Pong line and some are particularly fun for Summer.
If you want to indulge visit www.jellypongpong.com
If you’re just wanting one of the items you see in a bag you can always order it separately as well!
I blogged about Soap & Glory Skincare in January
being widely available in Boots, across the pond, in the far UK. I recall ranting a tad bit about how it would take two years and a mule to get it over to our side of the pond. I’m happy to report that it’s now available at Target. I was at Target last Sunday and happened across it. Joy! I picked up a few bits to review for you but if you can’t wait you can snag it for yourself at your local Target as it’s widely available as of now in the US, bless be to the Soap & Glory gods!
Anyone see it at their Target yet?
Wanting to indulge?
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